| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:33 PM
WASHINGTON — The nation's consumer watchdog for credit cards, mortgages and other financial products is set to emerge from a legal cloud that threatened its authority after a Senate deal paved the way for confirmation of its director.
| Mar 18, 2013
I’m sorry, did I miss something? Is Hillary Clinton, the Democrats’ presumptive 2016 presidential nominee, just now coming out now in support of gay marriage? How weird. How is it possible that Sen. Rob Portman, a Republican stalwart who...
| Mar 8, 2013
Former Gov. Jeb Bush will be everywhere Sunday morning. He is on five programs: “Meet the Press,” “State of the Union,” “Fox News Sunday,” “Face the Nation” and “This Week.” The Florida...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:00 AM
With Mitt Romney now confident enough of the Republican nomination that he can turn his focus against President Barack Obama, the guessing game on selection of a running mate is already in full swing. It's a matter that warrants more serious consideration...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 12:40 PM
With hometown boy Rick Santorum out of his way, Mitt Romney can save his money and his time in expensive and expansive Pennsylvania.
Romney's campaign yanked his $2.9 million ad buy that would have saturated the airwaves in the two weeks leading up to...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Headed to Washington on Wednesday evening for a fundraiser in his honor hosted by the campaign arm of the Senate Republicans, candidate Tom Smith is bruised by dismal results of a poll that shows him trailing Bob Casey by 18 points. (For what it's worth,...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 10:31 AM
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is expected to announce his vice presidential running mate any day now. He could make a conventional pick, for instance Ohio Sen. Rob Portman or former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty. He could also throw us a...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 4:55 AM
NORFOLK, Va. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made his vice presidential pick official Saturday morning, announcing via smartphone app that he had chosen Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan.
In less than two hours, the two men will make a joint...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Things certainly seem to be breaking President Barack Obama's way of late. A slew of new polls last week showed gains for him in crucial battleground states, most notably Ohio, the one state no Republican has ever won the presidency without. Mr. Obama...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 10:01 PM
When President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney debate one another for the first time Wednesday night, they may feel as though they've already done so.
As with stage lighting and cameras, stand-ins are also commonly used in debate preparations, and the...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 9:30 AM
After watching the first two presidential debates, I can't help but wonder if we might not be better served by having a debate between Sen. Rob Portman, who stood in for President Obama in mock debates with Mitt Romney, and Sen. John Kerry, who stood in...